Sonia Almeida Soares

Director Inclusion & Diversity (I&D), Employer Branding & HR Communications

Sonia Almeida Soares is Director of Inclusion & Diversity (I&D), Employer Branding and HR Communications at Volvo Group in India.

With over 17 years of rich and extensive experience and having worked across various HR roles and verticals and on global projects in a diverse set of esteemed MNCs across different industry sectors such as Honeywell Technology Solutions, Praxair Inc (Linde Group) and now with Volvo Group.

She is a strategic, innovative and action-oriented leader with demonstrated accomplishments and is instrumental in leading pioneering initiatives that resulted in an inclusive and diverse culture. Her areas of specialties include Inclusion, Equity & Diversity, Leadership Development, HR Strategy & Execution, Culture Transformation, Change Management, Employee Engagement, Talent Management and Employer Branding thereby successfully improving the impact on the business in all the organizations that she has been associated with.

Sonia believes that companies need to move on with the changing times with improvised ways of working by retaining the human connections and emotions.